Naim Süleymanoğlu facts for kids
Naim Süleymanoğlu (in Bulgaria forced to change as Naim Suleimanov (Bulgarian: Наим Сюлейманов), 23 January 1967 – 18 November 2017) was a Turkish World and Olympic Champion in weightlifting. In the 1988 Summer Olympics he set a record by lifting 190 kg in the clean and jerk. He was awarded the Olympic Order in 2001.
On 25 September 2017, he was hospitalized due to liver failure. On 6 October, he had liver transplantation was made when a liver donor was found. On 11 November a surgery was made due to a cerebral hemorrhage which led to cerebral edema. He died on 18 November 2017.
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Grave of Naim Süleymanoğlu at Edirnekapı Cemetery, Istanbul.
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